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Lot 0048
  • Jewelry: Medieval Christian Cross
  • Date: 800-1000 A.D.
  • Size: 1 inch
  • Material: Gold overlay

    Complying with Charlemagne’s order that all conquered peoples convert to Christianity under penalty of death! The Franks rose to power and in 800 A.D. Charlemagne was crowned the first Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. Northern Europe and later Italy fell to his armies. The condition for peace was acceptance of Christianity, under penalty of death. Conversion was effective and Northern Europeans, primarily Saxons, wore small crosses to affirm their Christianity. This cross is one of those with cross beam above center and a flat square at the beam intersection.

    No Reserve:
    This lot starts at $1 and has no reserve as a courtesy so that collectors can determine the true market value on this authentic item.

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  • Condition

    Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored.

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

    Buyer's Premium

    • 10%

    Medieval Christian Cross 800-1000 A.D.

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    Estimate $200 - $300
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